Teenager dead in Abbotsford shooting

An 18-year-old man has died in hospital following a shooting Friday afternoon in Abbotsford.

Victim found with suspected gunshot wound to the chest near a crashed car on George Ferguson Way

Police found the 18-year-old near this crashed white car on Oriole Crescent and George Ferguson Way in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald)

An 18-year-old man has died in hospital following a shooting Friday afternoon in Abbotsford.

Abbotsford police Const. Ian Macdonald says police responded to a 911 call at 3:20 p.m. PT Friday near George Ferguson Way and Oriole Crescent.

When police arrived, Macdonald says they found a severely wounded man with a suspected gunshot wound to the chest near a crashed Chrysler 300.

The young man was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

Macdonald says there have, as yet, been no arrests and suspects the shooting was targeted.

Abbotsford police canvassed the area for further information and any possible suspects. (Kevin MacDonald)

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken over the case and is on scene.